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Old October 25th, 2009, 09:52 PM   #221
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Who could knew, there are such hidden treasures of wooden architecture in Riga, just adorable!!
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Old October 25th, 2009, 11:04 PM   #222
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88. Latvijas Krājbanka bank
offices in upcoming Skanste district - this concrete+glass cube is quite good looking, although nothing special. Just a bit farther there is finishing the construction of another bank (NORD/LB) building - that one should look even better.

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Old October 26th, 2009, 03:28 AM   #223
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89. Ķīpsala island southern end with Vanšu bridge and right bank.



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Old October 26th, 2009, 10:15 PM   #224
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90. Bastejkalns hill
in this autumn (last Friday).

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91. St Trinity Orthodox Cathedral. Located in eastern part of the centre. Actually it's not allowed to take pictures there, but I noticed that sign just after I took my pics

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92. Alksnāja street, view to southern side and to northern side.



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93. Brīvības street about 2 km from Old Town becomes snaky, these curves provides interesting view perspectives in combination with the historical built-up.

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94. Beautiful historical building and a commieblock lives side by side in Sarkandaugava historical suburb.

Btw... I get the feeling that the lifespan of this thread concept is coming to an end. I have something different in my mind already. But have to reach the number 100 here before.

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Fantastic pictures - thank you so much! Riga is getting better and better
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95. The best example of modern architecture of Riga is "Saules akmens" (Sun stone) or Swedbank offices highrise. I think it's one of the best designed highrises in Europe, no more, no less.

From eastern (front) side:



From northern side:



From western side:



From southern side:

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95. The best example of modern architecture of Riga is "Saules akmens" (Sun stone) or Swedbank offices highrise. I think it's one of the best designed highrises in Europe, no more, no less.

I agree with you, I can't think of any better designed or better-looking highrises in Europe. I remember seeing that building during my visit to Riga about three years ago, was it built back then or have I just made that up?

About closing this thread, I hope that you will still be around on SSC, because you're definitely the best cityscape photographer I've ever seen and I'd love to see more of your photos!
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And I see the quote messed itself up a bit, but we'll go with that...
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Old November 7th, 2009, 12:45 PM   #234
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I agree with you, I can't think of any better designed or better-looking highrises in Europe. I remember seeing that building during my visit to Riga about three years ago, was it built back then or have I just made that up?

About closing this thread, I hope that you will still be around on SSC, because you're definitely the best cityscape photographer I've ever seen and I'd love to see more of your photos!
Thanks to you! Actually, I'm not closing this thread, I know for sure that I will return here to daily posting - and maybe soon. Just for a while I decided to try out a different thread concept - and you're very welcome to my new Riga thread: Riga photo colada!
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Amazing photos, and a beatiful city, congratulations Latvia, greetings from Chile
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I resume this thread!



96. Torņa (Tower) street has a historical army barracks building on one side - it is about 300 metres long.

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97. Dzirnavu street and Birznieka-Upīša street corner in southern part of centre.

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Before you close this thread I must thank you for all the great pics of one of the most beautiful cities in Europe!
Anyway it was an original concept and it was a pleasure visiting it a couple of times a week.
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Before you close this thread I must thank you for all the great pics of one of the most beautiful cities in Europe!
Anyway it was an original concept and it was a pleasure visiting it a couple of times a week.
With "resume" I mean - I restart it. So, there will be new pics further on!
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And I second what Benonie said! Lovely thread, such fantastic pictures. Well, look forward to more as always.
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